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How the Cooper Hewitt Is Tracking the Evolution of Design

From a niche pursuit boxed into the decorative arts to a continuously evolving field leveraging...

Cooper Hewitt Announces 2021 National Design Awards Winners

The long-running program honors exemplary design leadership in the United States.

Architect James Wines Remembers Willi Smith, the Fashion Maven Who Was His Close Collaborator

In the 1980s, Wines created the stores for Smith’s pioneering label, WilliWear. Now he’s...

Designer of the Day: Kustaa Saksi

The Amsterdam-based designer discusses his penchant for trippy textiles, pastries, and strolling...

“How Posters Work” Discusses Broader Ideas About Graphic Design